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and 7:30. register for free online right now >> we have the result the from our final election poll. the election could go either way. republicans hold a slim lead but voters are practically deadlocked on who should control congress. 45% say they want democrats to keep control. >> gosh, you told me you stayed is inside because it was so cold and windy. >> this morning i got out. this morning i put the gloves on. >> there's a little bit of a bite out there, tom. >> quite cold. nearby suburbs in the 30s. near 40 from bowie to camp springs. upper 30s in gaithersburg. rockville, 39.
abobethesd bethesda, low 40s. alexandria, arlington, generally low 40s. farther west it's down into the low to mid-30s, including fauquier, prince william and much of the shenandoah valley and into the mountains. clear sky. there's the capitol. it's going to stay cold through 8:00 with bright sunshine. noon time, rather chilly. we'll be in the mid-50s. milder by midafternoon. low 60s. still rather cool. the winds have died down and shifting, bringing in wilder weather for tomorrow. a look at our roller coaster ride. next weather and traffic at 4:41. melissa, everything going pretty well this morning. >> overall looking quite good. no major problems. we have one situation in frederick. beltway at colesville moving right along.
66, 95 in virginia moving quite nicely. over to prince george's county. branch avenue, pennsylvania avenue, indian head highway, everything looking good, as well as 301. up in frederick, market street between clark place and 144 is going to be shut down police tell us for a couple of hours still because of fire response up in that area. when chopper can fly, we will fly them that one. i'm back in 10 minutes. 4:32 right now. and there are eight new speed cameras up and operational across d.c. most in northeast. megan? >> reporter: well, aaron, you can see one of the new cameras behind me in the 600 block of maryland and northeast. this particular camera is for
speeding. the speed limit 25 miles per hour. eight new enforcement in the district. six are speed cameras. two are stop sign cameras. now today begins the 30-day warning period. so if you get caught in violation for the next month you will just get a warning ticket. after that 30-day period, though, the tickets are real. they can be rather exp. they picked the spots for these cameras based upon problems they have been seeing either with pedestrian safety or with speeding. i've been tweeting out the exact locations where these new cameras ar you can catch that the list on twitter. we'll be keeping an eye on things this morning. we'll see if any of these things start to flash. a d.c. man will be sentenced for murdering another man at a prince george's county gas
station. he shot and killed eric walker while he was pumping gas in 2013 in temple hills. surveillance caught williams trying to steal walker's car. when walker tried to get away, williams ran him down on branch avenue and shot him several times. . d.c. police investigating the murder of a 1-month-old baby. he was found unconscious on a home in trenton southeast. the child's death was ruled homicide after the medical examiner found multiple blunt force on the body. rg3 and the redskins heading into the bye week after losing to the vikings. consider this, the redskins are now 3-6, the same record they had in 2012 before they won seven straight and the nfc east. a lot of people were expecting to look at rg3 to look a little rusty.
but he did make big plays, including this one to desean jackson. he had the loss will make them hungrier when they play buccaneers on the 16th. the bus crashed. several players and coaches documented the crash on their twitter feeds. minnesota state police say a police escort stopped short and that caused the chain reaction crash. nobody other than the drivers were wearing a seat belt. >> i was just really worried about the bus driver. the pwoeupbd shattered. thank god he had on his seat belt. all of us were good. it didn't affect the game. we were able to play. >> redskins players sigh hrus red could not suit up because he was experiencing back pain. coach gruden has a stiff neck but okay. . the next time you stop to
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welcome back. president obama waking up at the white house following a mechanical problem that caused him to switch planes on t campaignrail the president switched to a backup plane. it landed safely last night. today you have the chance to weigh in on rules in gaithersburg. they will have a public meeting tonight. they are reviewing two amendments whi would change loading requirements. it is set tonight at 7:30 at getti gaithg hall. $2.99 for gas at sunoco in column pia heights. aaa says lower crude oil prices are causing prices to drop. in maryland, $2.94. in virginia, you're averaging
$2.77. and in west virginia 3.$3.07. >> in woodbridge i paid 3.20 something, which was really good. >> that's great. waking up this morning, walking outside, the winds weren't pad. but still cold out there. >> outside with tom kierein and your weather and traffic on the 1s. good morning. there's the clear sky over washington. now a live video from city came camera. th d restorationork on the dome. quite a roller coaster ride from this cold start. we will get in the low 60s. low 40s by dawn. lots of sunshine. partly cloudy tonight. we soar all the way to around 70 degrees tomorrow afternoon. so good weather for election day. we are off to a cold start.
big area under a freeze warning. anne arundel, calvert, st. mary's at the freeze warning. if you have any sensitive plants outside, bring them in while you can. temperatures around the metro are above freezing. it has dipped below freezing from fredericksburg, lauren ton. it's only in the 20s this morning. a look at our next chance of rain next weather and traffic on the 1s at 4:51. now, melissa, things still going smoothly? >> a little bit of construction here and there. we'll start with that. berwyn road, road closed both directions. alternate is university or kenitworth. you can see into and out of town looking good. inner and outer loop, no problems. we'll keep our fingers crossed for the manager. 95 at pohick, no problems.
we have this issue in frederick. market street between clark place and 144 shut down for some time because of an earlier fire. i'm back in 10 minutes with a live look at 95 in maryland. putting the redskins name in the spotlight. massive demonstration calling for change in minnesota >> helping you avoid eating too much junk food. how you can put all that halloween c
officials say the patient did not have any known ex poerb tore ebola while in liberia. how to handle returning passengers is a heated debasement 70% of americans support mandatory quarantines for health workers who return from africa. people support it even if health officials did not have ebola sympto. the topic of mandatory quarantine exploded of course after nurse kaci hickox battled with governors in maine >> four students will not be allowed back in the classroom this week. "washington post" reporting they did not make the vaccination deadline. the kids's parents have been notified. the school system made a push for everyone to get their shots. two weeks ago, 3,000 students didn't have theirs.
prince george's is one of eight that received a 45-day extension from the state health department. everyone had to get vaccinated by friday. a terminally ill woman who had in curable brain cancer and fought for oregon's death with dignity law has died after reportedly taking lethal medication. brittany maynard was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer back in january and was given six months to live. she moved from california to oregon. she was just six weeks shy of her 30th birthday. new details just coming in on what happened last week with virgin galactica's spacecraft when it broke apart over the mojave desert. they said there was an issue with the feathering system. it did not active the -- or was activated before the spacecraft reached the appropriate speed. the feathering system is used to
slow down the spacecraft during the dissent of the engine. investigators say it could take several months before they are able to wrap up this investigation. that's the latest from the live desk. right now people are getting ready to head to work at the new world trade center building. a live look at lower man hat 257b. it officially opens its doors 13 years after the 9/11 terror attacks. condi tphaft will be the first to move in. it cost close to $4 billion. at 104 stories it is america's tallest building. an observatory set to open next spring. it's the latest and one of the largest protests against the redskins name.
as many as 4,000 native american activists gathered outside the stadium before they the took the vikis. they wore burgundy and gold shirts with the words "rethink" or "rename ♪ >> i think there's a lot more awareness. you see is all of these people here. we didn't this many 22 years ago. >> the vikings are playing at the university of minnesota while their new stadium is being built the university has a large native american population. and a smaller group of protesters gathered closer to home here in fairfax county. this group came out to urge the team to keep its name. one of them said there are bigger problems that native americans need to focus on. >> we have a high suicide rate. high school dropouts are the highest. one in three native american women will be sexually
assaulted. these are real issues that are -- just should definitely the be prioritized over top of the name of a football team. >> owner dan snyder has vowed to never change the team name as long as he owns the team. he calls it a symbol of pride and respect. some folks in the northeast are waking up to autumn snee. in bangor, maine, heavy wet snow bringing down tree limbs, causing slippery roads. it looks more like winter than fall. the same system extended down the eastern seaboard. i'm not missing any of it. we managed to get by without any of the too early snow.
>> we got the wind over 40 miles per hour. it was like an autumn wintery hurricane. >> when you're driving in, you definitely need the heat on in the car. 30s for the morning commute with bright sunshine. sunrise 6:37. afternoon commute should be good. low 60s. dry roads you can have the heat off and maybe crack the windo open. all of these counties in blue, virginia, freeze warning. this is a frost advisory. any house plants you still have on the porch, bring them inside. temperatures above freezing. so you have time to do that. upper 30s in montgomery. 40 in prince george's.
just in the low to mid-30s across the rest of virginia, into the shenandoah valley. that includes prince loudoun. out in the mountains, many locations are just in the 20 our sunrises and sunsets are an hour earlier. sunrise 6:37. sunset, 5:05. i took this yesterday afternoon right before sunset. a all of the leaves came dow by this afternoon, low 60s much of the region with lots of sunshine. for election day tomorrow, looks like good voting weather. chilly morning at 7:00. low 40s. near 70 around the metro area by midafternoon. early evening, back into the 50s. but we'll have quite a bit of sunshine. when you're out voting and you want to check on that weather,
you can download our storm team 4 app for your smartphone. wednesday, still mild. in the 60s. thursday ought to be in the mid-60s with a chance of rain. that's our next chance on thursday. then drying out in time for friday and the e at least it will be safe to go out. you won't be dodging any small branches from the wind. highs in the 50s. chilly mornings, 30s to near 40 degrees. >> all right. there we go. sorry. maryland, 95, cher relative hill road, looking pretty gd. no major problems there.
branch avenue, pennsylvania avenue, indian highway, everything is moving there as well. wilson bridge, no proem there. right now completely shut down because of the fire response. and then we have this. construction in brooksville between new hampshire and georgia avenue. bridge repair. your alternate gold mine road. i'll be back with another shoe. >> standing on solid ground. >> getting dad to speak up. fathers can help their child's development when they start talking. >> first, though, getting your holiday gifts to their destination on time. the key dates you need to know if you're using the postal service. how you can clear the halloween how you can clear the halloween kaepbld out of your home an
she did as a legislator, doors, hoping yobarbara comstocke. pushed bills benefiting her special interest client, then failed to disclose she was paid thousands by that same client, failed to disclose 85,000 in extra compensation. the washington post called comstock's behavior "an apparent breach of congressional ethics."
d.c. police are trying to figure out how a woman ended up dead inside a vacant building. they were caused to langston southeast. the woman's body was on fire. police can't say how she died. the body was taken to the medical examiner's office for an autopsy to see if this was murder. a helicopter and plane collided. three people tkaoeufpltd ntsb
said the plane was khraoertd for landing one minute before the helicopter was to take off. this is from the preliminary report. they have not said why it happened or who was at fault. you can send treats to wounded warriors in our region and troops serving overseas. girl scouts are collecting leftover halloween candy. donate by november 15th. it's part of a nationwide campaign called operation gratitude. the group sends care packages to the u.s. military. for more information we will post a link on nbcwashington.com. the u.s. postal service released deadlines for holiday packages. the deadline for shipping packages within the u.s. is
december 20th. the biggest mailing day is december 15th. nik wallenda successfully walked across a tightrope between two chicago sky scrapers. this the guy. i'm telling you. 65 stories above the windy city. no safety net, no harness. if that wasn't enough he did it a second time blindfolded. you know, i'm not even going to -- >> it's just chilling to watch. and if you look at the people below, thousands of peopl turned oufothis the scene was this. >> they can't belive it, right? >> people were in awe. he said the next time he does this he wants to do handstands on it. which i think he couldo >> but why is the question? >> this is the legacy, part of his family. it is what he believes he was meant to do. it was quite chilling to do.
>> great granddad has different -- anyway. it put them in the record books for the highest walk wearing a a blindfold. there's part of his legacy, right? >> yeah, it is. it is exciting to watch. they say it's live but they do actually have a 10-second delay. >> just in case something goes wrong. and a lot of people watch for that. it's the way our brains work sometimes. >> doesn't make sense. stay with us. news 4 begins right now at 5:00 a.m. news 4 starts now. entering the home stretch in decision 2014. the final push by candidates in our area today as they try to convince you to vote for the good morning, everybody. it is coming up on 5:00 a.m. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm angie goff. monday, november 3rd. a freeze warning for parts of our areas this morning. we hope the temperatures turn
much milder this monday. >> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein has your whato wear forect. >> dig deep. it would be a cool afternoon. not as chilly as it was over the weekend. warmer weather moving in for election day. it is cold enough for a freeze warning. east of washington. protect any sensitive plants you may still have outside. bring them in while you can. it is near or below freezing. 20s in the mountains. dig deep into the closet for the world coat, the hats, the scarves. have the sun glasses heavy too